Richard Marggraf-Turley is an award-winning writer and critic. He is author of several books and articles on the Romantic poets. His poetry includes Wan-Hu's Flying Chair, and he recently published a historical crime novel, The Cunning House. He teaches English Literature and Creative Writing at Aberystwyth University. In 2007 he won the Keats-Shelley Prize for Poetry. In 2010, he won the Wales Book of the Year "People's Choice".